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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
.s. ambassador cyst center stevens and three other americans were killed in that attack. senior international correspondent arwa damon went to the consulate ruins to help piece together exactly what happened. >> reporter: amid the ashes, soot, and debris, remnants of the life that was. it's all that remained in the unguarded u.s. consulate compound in benghazi when cnn arrived on the scene three days after the spleptember 11th atta. eyewitnesses told us it was a complex assault. the compound's first line of defense easily breached. according to one of the libyan guards who was stationed at the gate, armed with only a radio, the assault happened simultaneously from three different directions. he says that he initially heard chanting growing increasingly louder and then suddenly the gunfire, the rocket-propelled grenades, and other heavy machine gunfire all began attackiattack ing the compound in is where am boss der chris stevens slept. a makeshift safe room. here on the floor is where cnn found the ambassador's journal. it is also the same room where the ambassador was located, hours after th
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
foreign outposts and that the death of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans should not divide the nation. let's get right to our foreign affairs reporter elise labott. she's in lima, peru, today. elise, good morning. how much of a bombshell is this, what secretary clinton has now said, the buck stops with me in a nutshell? >> well, soledad, i think what she's trying to do are a couple of things. i think she's trying to end the political firestorm. i mean, you heard from chris stevens' dad just a few weeks ago -- days ago that ambassador, saying listen his death is being politicized. and you heard, you know, vice president biden kind of distancing himself from the state department, saying we didn't know about those requests for extra security. take a listen to what secretary clinton said when i asked her whether the white house, whether the administration, is throwing her state department under the bus. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000-plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly woul
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
on that protests sparked the attack. u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans died in last month's terror attack in libya. >>> the 45-year-old ex-marine who opened fire at a walk area spa was allegedly hunting down his estranged wife. three women were killed in yesterday's rampage but police haven't said if zena haughton was among them. police say the suspected shooter radcliff haughton was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the spa. >>> former senator george mcgovern is being remembered as a war hero who became a champion of peace. mcgovern died at the age of 90. he was a democratic nominee for president in 1972 but lost in a land slide to richard nixon. bill and hillary clinton among a number of other democrats cut their teeth by working in politics for mcgovern in the early '70s. the clintons say he was a tireless advocate for human rights and dignity. >>> cycling's governing body will decide if it will strip lance armstrong of his seven tour de france titles. a decision being made right now by international cycling union president pat mcquaid. the u.s.
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
stevens was killed, dana, 30,000 libyans took their signs, said we love you, ambassador stevens. we love you america. they marched, they marched on the militia headquarters that had done this. they disarmed them themselves. we have changed perceptions throughout that part of the world. now they're going through a very complicated moment. i mean, nobody, no islamists, and not the united states, told a fruit vendor in tunisia, you got to -- because a police officer slapped you and took away your weighing machine and your ability to sell fruit. he did that because he was outraged at a government that was oppressing him. and that brought all the tunisians together. nobody told those people in tahrir square, those young people, that wasn't islamic. that was young people, a generational revolution saying, we want jobs, we want an opportunity. that's what's happening in the middle east. we should welcome it, and embrace it, and understand it. president obama has done that. mitt romney's been hiding behind it. >> "the wall streejournal" would disagree. he wrote this, there's a case to be made th
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
heard, as well. ambassador stevens, who is currently in benghazi, and four com personnel are in the compound safe haven. embassy tripoli reports the firing at the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi has stopped and the compound has been cleared. a response team on site is on site attempting to locate the com personnel. and this one, embassy tripoli reports the group ansar al sharia claimed responsibility on facebook and twitter and has called for an attack on embassy tripoli. let's get right to republican congressman mike rogers of michigan. he's the chairman of the house intelligence committee. it's nice to see you, sir. thank you very much for talking with us. so in these e-mails, we are, i guess, sort of seeing the event unravel mostly in realtime. when you see these e-mails, what does it tell you? >> well, it's not just these e-mails, it's everything that came before it. so when you look at the entire timeline, soledad, we know that there were threat streams from aqim, al qaeda in the magrab and ansar al sharia, this group that was claiming responsibility that they re
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
stevens and three other americans, it quickly turned political. house republicans questioned the administration's motives and criticized the white house for security lapses at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. democrats fired back, accusing house republicans of cutting funds for security and turning a tragedy into a side show. >> and i am fascinated to know and to understand, from the president of the united states, from the secretary of state, and from the ambassador to the united nations, how they can justify that this video caused this attack. it was a terrorist attack. let's be honest about it. >> i certainly hope that today's hearing is not going to be perceived as an effort to exploit a tragedy for political purposes 27 days out from an election. >> meanwhile, mitt romney has agreed to stop talking about the day he met former navy s.e.a.l. glen doherty. doherty was killed last month. benghazi attack. his grieving mother accused romney of politicizing her son's death. >>> the evidence is mount this morning against cycling champ lance armstrong. a stunning new report by the
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
is tapped for the diplomatic post a month after the death of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens in the benghazi consulate attack. pope retired from the foreign service twelve years ago. >>> the 2012 nobel peace prize awarded just a couple of hours ago. it didn't go to a person. but the european union. takes the prize. the eu was formed out of the rubble of world war ii and for more than six dpek aids it has promoted democracy and reconciliation across europe. the nobel committee noted that the eu is now battling one of the worst economic crises ever. >>> mission 26 is the shortest and slowest mission ever for the space shuttle "endeavour." the retired spacecraft began the journey overnight from l.a.x. to its retirement home at the california science center. big crowds are expected as "endeavour" snakes its way through the straights of los angeles at a whopping 2 miles per hour. the 12-mile trip will make 46 hours, and it ends tomorrow night. >>> the detroit tigers and san francisco giants are a step closer to the world series. the tigers shut out the oakland aest to advance to t
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
attack last month at the u.s. consulate in bengha benghazi. chris stevens was one of those killed. they want to know if the state department provided enough security and diplomats and personnel. a republican congressman who returned from libya said it is clear that requests for more security were denied. >>> authorities in alabama investigating the shooting death on the campus of university of south alabama. police say an officer shot and killed 18-year-old gilbert collar after the freshman showed up at the police station naked and acting erratically. according to the school the student repeatedly rushed and verbally challenged the officer. >>> family, friends and colleagues in arizona saying good-bye to u.s. border patrol agent nicolas ivy at a service this morning. during chris station yesterday, loves one walked past his boots and hat. his casket draped with an american flag. they believe he was killed in the case of a friendly fire. >>> a brawl turns deadly at a wedding. >> just decked the bride. >> you didn't hear that incorrectly. what you heard was someone say they just dec
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
're steady passing him on. still passing him on. >> her grandson, freshman garrick lee steven loves football and wants to be a marine. >> what's your message to the schools? >> teach kids more education. >> because g aarrick has a learning disorder, aclu lawsuit would not provide to him. >> from aan academic perspective, there have been deficiencies. >> zero percent college readiness on the aact, despite funding more than $13,000 per student, among the highest in the state. joyce parker is tasked with improving the district. >> reporter: where does the money go? i know there aren't enough books for all the kids to take home their books. >> in terms of overaall administration, the district was not managed properly. >> reporter: she hired charter school operator, the leona group, to try to fix things. >> see you tomorrow. >> reporter: what they can expect from us is student achievement. they can see, expect to see student growth. >> reporter: but none of the michigan schools operated by the leona group rank in the top 50% state wide. the leona group has only just taken over this system, which
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